Book Review: The Auckland Book

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The Auckland Book by Nigel Beckford, Michael Fitzsimons, Patrick Fitzsimons, Alisha Brunton, Jess Lunnon, Sandi MacKechnie, Cynthia Merhej, Ivy Niu, Sarah Ryan, Ezra Whittaker-Powley, FitzBeck Creative, ISBN 9780473286033, RRP $45.00 From the team that brought us The Wellington Book and the brilliant The NZ Book there’s now a similarly beautiful The Auckland Book. Written and illustrated […]

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Digital State: How the Internet is Changing Everything, edited by Simon Pont

Digital State: How the Internet is Changing Everything, written and edited by Simon Pont, Kogan Page, ISBN9780749468859, RRP $42.99, June 2013. As many pages as there is on the internet, there is an equal amount of pages spent dissecting, analysing, reminiscing and predicting what the internet is, where it’s going and how it’s “changing everything”. […]

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A Forager’s Treasury by Johanna Knox

A Forager’s Treasury by Johanna Knox, Allen & Unwin, ISBN 9781877505164, RRP $37, Available now. Growing one’s own produce is definitely catching on but foraging (collecting wild plants to use) would at first glance still seem a fairly foreign concept to most town and city-dwelling Kiwis, I would think. On that basis Johanna Knox certainly wins BookieMonster’s […]

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